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The first ever multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean has been adopted 13 Jun 2019 The first ever multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean has been adopted 0 306 On the 6th of June, the EU Council of Ministers adopted the first multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean Sea. The plan is generally aimed at restoring demersal fish st... Save the date for the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference 03 Jun 2019 Save the date for the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference 0 374 The city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will be hosting the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC) that will take place from June 28 till July 2nd 2020. Human-made barriers have disrupted two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers 31 May 2019 Human-made barriers have disrupted two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers 0 396 Dams and reservoirs are the leading cause to connectivity loss in rivers globally, according to a recent study published in the scientific journal ‘Nature’. 2019 European elections: European anglers committed to #ProtectEUFish 17 May 2019 2019 European elections: European anglers committed to #ProtectEUFish 0 476 European anglers look closely at the upcoming European elections, that are likely to have a significant impact on the direction that the European Parliament will take with regard to the role of recrea... Input to the informal meeting of the Ministers of Environment and ministerial water conference, Bucharest, 20-22 May 2019 15 May 2019 Input to the informal meeting of the Ministers of Environment and ministerial water conference, Bucharest, 20-22 May 2019 0 572 The European Anglers Alliance (EAA) together with European Rivers Network, European Environmental Bureau, Wetlands International and WWF (i.e. the Living Rivers Europe coalition) submitted yesterday a... Anglers alert about lowest level on record of wild salmon catches in Scotland 10 May 2019 Anglers alert about lowest level on record of wild salmon catches in Scotland 0 622 Official data from the Scottish government reveal that 2018 was the worst year on record for wild salmon catches. Dam removal: good news from France and Estonia 26 Apr 2019 Dam removal: good news from France and Estonia 0 879 Dam removals are dear to anglers as they understand the importance of free flowing rivers, their importance for the biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, including healthy fish populations. Eastern Baltic cod stock on the brink of collapse 19 Apr 2019 Eastern Baltic cod stock on the brink of collapse 0 1256 An increasing number of stakeholders, including the European Anglers Alliance, are urging the EU to intervene to save the Eastern Baltic cod stock from collapse. European Parliament adopts report on the next European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 10 Apr 2019 European Parliament adopts report on the next European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 0 791 Two months ahead of the European elections, the European Parliament voted on Thursday 4 April in favour of the report drafted by MEP Gabriel Mato on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund post-2020 ... European Parliament approves new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 09 Apr 2019 European Parliament approves new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean Sea 0 898 Last Thursday, 4th of April, the European Parliament plenary adopted the text of the new multiannual management plan for the Western Mediterranean. Western Waters Multi Annual Plan has been published 01 Apr 2019 Western Waters Multi Annual Plan has been published 0 904 The Plan was published in the Official Journal on the 25th of March with effect the next day. Recreational fisheries ignored for too long, scientists say 26 Mar 2019 Recreational fisheries ignored for too long, scientists say 0 1534 “For too long, the considerable importance and impacts of recreational fisheries have been ignored,” states a team of fisheries scientists, economists, sociologists and ecologists in an opinion paper ... 375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!” 13 Mar 2019 375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!” 0 1130 375,386 people have called on the European Commission to defend Europe’s strong water law, making the EU’s public consultation on the legislation one of the largest ever in the history of the European... The European Commission takes stock of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and calls Member States to make up for the delay 12 Mar 2019 The European Commission takes stock of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and calls Member States to make up for the delay 0 1253 A report on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive has been published by the European Commission. The conclusion is that, overall, knowledge and reporting on the ... A Special Year for a Special Fish: The lnternational Year of the Salmon has started! 01 Mar 2019 A Special Year for a Special Fish: The lnternational Year of the Salmon has started! 0 1199 The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) is a project launched by NASCO, the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization NPAFC, North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission and other partners. MEPs call for better data and more efforts from the Member States to protect the European Eel 28 Feb 2019 MEPs call for better data and more efforts from the Member States to protect the European Eel 0 1338 On the 19th of February 2019, the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee held a Workshop on European eel management. Experts and MEPs exchanged views on the status of the European eel and the actio... Western Waters management plan gets final green light by the European Parliament 13 Feb 2019 Western Waters management plan gets final green light by the European Parliament 0 1983 On the 12th of February, the European Parliament plenary adopted by a large majority the Multiannual Management Plan for fisheries in the Western Waters. The Plan has also been agreed by the EU Counc... Time for EU Member States to implement the Water Framework Directive for real  31 Jan 2019 Time for EU Member States to implement the Water Framework Directive for real 0 1495 The Water Framework Directive (WFD) is an ambitious and innovative piece of legislation that must not be weakened. This was the main message conveyed at a conference held in the European Parliament on... Romania's EU Council presidency presents fisheries priorities 25 Jan 2019 Romania's EU Council presidency presents fisheries priorities 0 1734 As of 1 January 2019, Romania took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. On 23 January 2019, the Fisheries Committee held a broad exchange of views with Minister Petre Dae... RecFishing Forum Conference: The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters 17 Jan 2019 RecFishing Forum Conference: The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters 0 1783 The next conference of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment entitled ‘The Water Framework Directive Fitness Check and the protection of EU waters’ will take place on the 29th of...

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